Essendon North is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 12 km north-west from Melbourne’s central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Moonee Valley. At the 2011 Census, Essendon North had a population of 2,289.
Essendon North is adjacent to Essendon Airport. The airport was proclaimed by the Commonwealth Government in 1921, which previously was known as St Johns, after an early landowner. Local residents complained about noise periodically from 1930. Commercial International flights were transferred to the new Melbourne Airport in 1970, with commercial Domestic flights following in 1971.